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There are 5 ways to get from New York to Yonkers by train, bus, subway, taxi or car

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Train  •  32 min

  1. Take the train from Grand Central to Ludlow Hudson / ...

$23 - $35

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Bus  •  1h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Madison Av/E 29 St to S Broadway/Park Hill Av BxM3

$2 - $7

3 alternative options

Line 1 subway, line 2 bus  •  1h 12m

  1. Take the line 1 subway from Christopher St-Sheridan Sq to Van Cortlandt Park-242 St 1
  2. Take the line 2 bus from Broadway @ W 242Nd St to S Broadway @ Nepperhan Ave 1 / ...

$6

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York to Yonkers 16.7 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from New York to Yonkers 16.7 miles

$1 - $3

New York to Yonkers by train

The train journey time between New York and Yonkers is around 30 min and covers a distance of around 14 miles. The fastest train normally takes 24 min. Operated by MTA Bus Company, Amtrak and VIA Rail, the New York to Yonkers train service departs from Grand Central and arrives in Ludlow. Typically 210 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
30 min
Fastest train time:
24 min
Trains per week:
210
Cheapest price:
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Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:20
Last train departs at:
23:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York to Yonkers train schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Yonkers is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Yonkers is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Yonkers is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Yonkers is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 21 min.

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The fastest way to get from New York to Yonkers is to taxi which takes 21 min and costs $90 - $110.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madison Av/E 29 St and arriving at S Broadway/Park Hill Av. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 9m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Grand Central and arriving at Ludlow. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 min.

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The distance between New York and Yonkers is 15 miles. The road distance is 16.7 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Yonkers without a car is to train which takes 32 min and costs $23 - $35.

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The train from Grand Central to Ludlow takes 32 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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New York to Yonkers bus services, operated by MTA, depart from Madison Av/E 29 St station.

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New York to Yonkers train services, operated by MTA Bus Company, depart from Grand Central station.

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The best way to get from New York to Yonkers is to train which takes 32 min and costs $23 - $35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $2 - $7 and takes 1h 9m.

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  • Distance: 14.9 miles
  • Duration: 32 min

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Yonkers, NY, USA?

MTA Bus Company operates a train from Grand Central to Ludlow hourly, and the journey takes 32 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, MTA operates a bus from Madison Av/E 29 St to S Broadway/Park Hill Av hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 1h 9m.

Train operators
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Ludlow
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
mta.info
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Yonkers Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $30
Premium
$170 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Business Seat
$25 - $35
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York Penn Station to Yonkers
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$10 - $21
Business
$53 - $58
Economy
$28 - $30
EconomyPlus
$23 - $35
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from Christopher St-Sheridan Sq to Van Cortlandt Park-242 St
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Bus from Madison Av/E 29 St to S Broadway/Park Hill Av
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Westchester County Bee-Line System
Phone
+1 914 995-2000
Website
transportation.westchestergov.com
Bus from Broadway @ W 242Nd St to S Broadway @ Nepperhan Ave
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
transportation.westchestergov.com
All other routes
$3
BxM4C/Rte28 Westchester-Manhattan Express
$8
Other operators
Taxi from New York to Yonkers
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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New York to Yonkers bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at S Broadway/Park Hill Av station.

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New York to Yonkers train services, operated by MTA Bus Company, arrive at Ludlow station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Yonkers is 17 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from New York to Yonkers.

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